Topic: Baseball

Sharon Robinson and Branch B. Rickey III Will Discuss Cultural Legacies of Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson

March 2, 2012

EVENT: Sharon Robinson, daughter of the late Jackie Robinson and an educational consultant for Major League Baseball, and

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Baseball Front Offices Slow to Trust Independent Bloggers, Research Shows

Aug. 24, 2010

Independent bloggers represent the least trusted media type and are the most likely to be turned down for press pass requests, according to the first academic study to assess the sentiments of media-credentialing executives in sports organizations toward new media coverage.

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Tower shines orange tonight

May 9, 2010
Tower shines orange tonight

The Tower at The University of Texas at Austin will shine orange tonight (May 9) in recognition of the Texas baseball team's Big 12 regular season championship.

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Athlete's mental toughness as important as physical strength, say sport psychologists

Nov. 24, 2008

Don't Even Think About It: Former baseball player Ray Knight said, 'Concentration is the ability to think about absolutely nothing when it is absolutely necessary' and very succinctly summed up about half of the tenets of sport psychology. Much-loved Longhorn and coaching legend Darrell Royal summed up the other half when he stated, 'Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.'

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Economics professor in USA Today

Sept. 19, 2007
Economics professor in USA Today

The study in question has grabbed headlines, but before developing a mindset on the matter, read the whole report.

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